Regularly scheduled well-child exams are the time for a pediatrician to assess whether a child’s growth and development is on track. Here’s what you need to know about them.
When it comes to protecting your skin, summer brings its own challenges. Take these steps to prevent common hot weather skin woes.
If your ideal healthy weight is 30, 50 or 100 pounds away, how much weight do you really need to lose to see a difference in your health?
Repetitive stress injuries are common conditions affecting the tendons and muscles around the shoulder, wrist, elbow and other joints. Learn how to identify, prevent and treat them.
In Tennessee, 1 in every 5 people is an ethnic or racial minority, but many don’t know if or how they are affected by health disparities.
When it comes to talking to children about abuse, starting the conversation is the most important step. Here are some do’s and don’ts when it comes to broaching the subject.
Bad health claims can look just as legitimate as the good ones online. So how can a person with no medical or scientific training know what to believe? Here’s a guide.
Colorectal cancer can be prevented or treated successfully when caught early up to 92% of the time, yet it is still the third leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. Why? “People don’t get their screenings when they should,” says colorectal surgeon Dr. Shauna Lorenzo-Rivero. It’s as simple as that.
Remembering where you parked the car is different from remembering how to tie a shoe — but why?
Humidity can affect your body in different ways. Here’s a quick guide to help you determine whether your home is too dry or too humid, and how you can change it if necessary.